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Joy Comes to Ada High

Joy Comes to Ada High

Ashley Worth
January 27, 2015 • 539 views
Filed under Features, News

Ada High was proud and excited to welcome Joy Hofmeister, The state of Oklahoma's School Superintendent. Mrs. Hofmeister made her appearance on Tuesday, January 20th. The reason for her visit was to share goals for her new term. Some of the topics she addressed included funding for schools and testing....

Keeping The Students Safe

Keeping The Students Safe

Becky Robnett, Reporter, Columnist
January 27, 2015 • 642 views
Filed under News, Showcase

On Jan. 19th, Ada Public School teachers participated in an ALICE training program to help insure the safety of the student body. ALICE, standing for Alert Lockdown Inform Counter and Evacuate, is a program which partners with the local police to help with survival against violence. The Columbine...

What’s Happening in the World

What’s Happening in the World

Darren Hawkins, News Editor
January 27, 2015 • 462 views
Filed under Features, News

Civilization is always changing and evolving to be better.  As the decades come and go, trends are created and used all over the world.  Even as new trends come to play, the older ones do not fade from existence.  The trends of this decade are more on the technologic side of things but are just as...

Icy Leap of Faith

Icy Leap of Faith

Aaron Compton
January 27, 2015 • 474 views
Filed under Entertainment, News

Ada High will be joining the Ada Police Department and entering Polar Plunge. Polar Plunge is a fundraising challenge to an individual or group, challenging them to dive into cold water in order to raise money for the Special Olympics. Each participant collects pledges from family members, friends, and...

The Great Exchange

The Great Exchange

Jacob Faulkenberry, Writer
January 27, 2015 • 385 views
Filed under News, Student Life

Japanese Interact is an organization that is connected to Rotary, a civic club in Ada. This club helps prepare for the arrival of our 15 Japanese students that come and stay here for 3 weeks. They have meeting at lunch for those interested in learning about the Japanese students. This is a great learning...

Is Longer Lunch the Key To Academic Success?

Is Longer Lunch the Key To Academic Success?

Aaron Compton
January 23, 2015 • 868 views
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

For some, lunch at Ada High is getting longer.  On Jan. 23, if a student is eligible in all their classes and has no missing work in their fifth hour class, then they will get out for lunch 15 minutes early. This is meant to be a reward for the students who are always eligible and turn all their work...

Onward to The PTC

Onward to The PTC

Becky Robnett, Reporter, Columnist
January 23, 2015 • 456 views
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, January 14th, from 9-11 am, a group of Ada High Sophomore students traveled to the Pontotoc Technology Center.  The trip was headed by Mrs. Sherbert, a Ada High counselor. The 20 Ada Sophomores, along with student's from other surrounding schools, were divided into four subject groups. Th...

To Infinity and Beyond

To Infinity and Beyond

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor
January 22, 2015 • 502 views
Filed under News, Science Articles

Space has always been used as a topic in science fiction novels and books, but does it really look the way they project it. For many years astronomers have studied space we have reports dating back from ancient Greece. Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space on April 12, 1961. this was just 20 years...

Bending it like Beckham: Soccer

Bending it like Beckham: Soccer

Jacob Faulkenberry, Writer
January 14, 2015 • 580 views
Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

Ada Cougar Soccer Season has began. They got the ball rolling on Jan. 5th with their season's long practices, early morning weightlifting, and everything else that comes with soccer season. They have a full schedule and good teams in their district. The first soccer scrimmage of the 2015 season is...

Astrobiology The Real Deal

Astrobiology The Real Deal

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor
January 14, 2015 • 463 views
Filed under Entertainment, News, Science Articles

Astrobiology is a relatively new field of science making its first appearance in 2009. "Astrobiology is the study of the origin, distribution and future of life in the universe." This means that astrobiologists attempt to figure out where and why the planets exist. Recent astrobiological discoveries...

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